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Bill Baird’s battle for legalized abortion and Roe v. Wade

"This is a religious war,” says Baird of the intense push to make abortion illegal.“

Six lessons the remorseless siege against procreative rights can teach the...

Secular democracy, as in majority rule, is just as threatened by religious fanaticism as it is by looming dictatorship.

Media shocked by the leak, not the opinion

The essential story journalists need to be telling now is the story of the further concrete consequences the decision would have on millions of people’s lives throughout the country.

Draft overturning Roe v. Wade quotes infamous witch trial judge with...

Justice Alito’s leaked opinion cites Sir Matthew Hale, a 17th-century jurist whose writings and reasonings have caused enduring damage to women for hundreds of years.

Who is more advanced? 29 Muslim-majority states will have more liberal...

Only 18 of 47 Muslim-majority countries have abortion laws today as restrictive as that in Texas...which is the model for a raft of laws to be enacted as soon as Roe is struck down.

‘This was not a surprise:’ How the pro-choice movement lost the...

Joshua Prager, author of “The Family Roe,” discusses the 50-year battle over abortion rights and the strategic decisions that led us here.

Anti-abortionists played the long game, and they are winning

The U.S. is sliding toward a grim future where abortion is criminalized with little support for families. This “new normal” is disproportionately impacting low-income people of color.

Reproductive rights advocates brace for Oklahoma’s near-total abortion ban

"These extremist politicians are willing to turn their own constituents into medical refugees."

‘Worse than Texas’: Extreme anti-choice bills advance in multiple states

Republican lawmakers in at least four states this week advanced bills banning or limiting abortion access.

New Hampshire abortion ban to go into effect January 1st

“To be clear, an abortion ban is dangerous. It’s the first abortion ban in modern New Hampshire history.”

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One-stop fix to the election rejection scam: Demand candidates must accept the ...

If we don’t stop this scourge of election rejection, then the future (and innate rights) of citizen voting are bleak

4 ways the media does a disservice to sexual assault survivors

People who work in the media have a tremendous responsibility to report the facts without letting unnecessary information taint them.

The Ukraine war’s collateral damage

Is the health of an overheating world at stake?

In politics, money will always talk. Unless…

In an unequal society, a society dominated by concentrated wealth, democracy will always be “damnably difficult.”

Bill Baird’s battle for legalized abortion and Roe v. Wade

"This is a religious war,” says Baird of the intense push to make abortion illegal.“